A 39-year-old member asked:

First time peeling my foreskin back and penis seems swollen? is this normal?

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Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 50 years experience
Foreskin: If the skin is tight, you should see a urologist for therapy. If the skin is not tight, but the penis seems swollen, you should see a urologist.
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